Subject: Re: gcc3 deletion
To: George Georgalis <>
From: Richard Earnshaw <>
List: current-users
Date: 11/07/2006 13:38:26
On Mon, 2006-11-06 at 19:10 -0500, George Georgalis wrote:

> I for one defiantly need f77, given the number of
> production applications that use it, am surprised to
> hear it is not in current. That said, there is no
> issue here getting it from pkgsrc, if that works.
Yes, you should be able to get it from pkgsrc for as long as gcc-3
remains available in that.

> This is the first I've heard of a f77 phase out (ie
> consequence of gcc4),

> so far all my testing has
> been with 3.1RCx---not sure all the gcc3 fall out,
> but (even when f95 is readily available) I would
> expect many sites to have problems if/when f77 is
> difficult.